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I Want to Live a Happier and More Positive Life

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    I want to stop negativity

    for good! At the moment it's challenging and trying to change all the negative thoughts i have which is proving difficult but hopefully i'll get there in the end! I know my health is definitely deterioting thats for sure and I'm only 21 years old but i am trying my best to not...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 2 Responses May 15

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    Life Happens

    the cancer just kept spreading.  i tried to visit him whenever i could, but it wasn't enough; i lived over 1500 miles away and i can't afford airfare.  i felt helpless.  i felt alone.  all i wanted to do was stay in constant contact with him, but i knew...he...
    cheekygeeky cheekygeeky 21-25, F 1 Response Dec 18, 2007

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    Having An Aim Like That Is One...

    Having an aim like that is one of the most essential fuels you need in your life. Keep trying to get even better!
    saurabh saurabh 16-18, M Dec 18, 2007

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    Journeys

    Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow. by Ralph Emerson I try to grow every day. I try to find something each day to give me a boost. I struggle with depression and anxiety but know that I can overcome the unhealthy thoughts...
    firespryte firespryte 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 30, 2012

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    Happy Is A State Of Mind

    Happy is a state of mindI heard this on the radio a long time ago from a Doctor who was explaining that happiness should not become the ultimate goal of finality... I took this to mean that... If happiness is what you seek... Decide that you are, and find other goals to continue...
    Zurie69 Zurie69 41-45, F Jun 27, 2011

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    I Am Determined To Achieve

    I want a better life and I must gather all that is in me to achieve all I can and put aside all negative things;;; I believe we all have a power and a gift to give this world no matter what... I seek good things now and want to feel the calm and relaxation of personal happiness...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 5, 2011

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    Im Happier Now

    Over the years I have not been a happy person, I am now realizing that I need to try harder to be happier. It has been working for me now. 
    malllady malllady 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 29, 2010

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    A New Positive Mantra

    "You've got to accentuate the positive Eliminate the negative Latch on to the affirmative Don't mess with Mister In-Between" Thinking about these lyrics by Johnny Mercer improve my perspective. I'm looking for a new, shorter, more modern quote, saying or mantra. Any...
    1off 1off 41-45, M Aug 28, 2010

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    I Do

    But it means I have to try harder.
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 5 Responses Apr 27, 2010

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    In love with the idea of 2014 being the year to

    make new friends, be happy & travel the world. What are your aspirations this year in becoming a happier & healthier u?
    leeah90 leeah90 22-25, F Jan 20

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    I Want To Live

    I want to live,A happier,More positive life,I'm workin' on it,Everyday,Lifting my spirits,I'll rise above it,And perhaps,Achieve my goal.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 19, 2012

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    Losses Leave An Impact

    Believe me I have been through losses before BUT NOTHING PREPARED ME FOR THIS LOSS! I pray daily to try and overcome my depressions.  I have been trying to go to bible study to lift my spirits but it is a continual struggle bc I can't concentrate. Couple this depression...
    mysweetangelbaby mysweetangelbaby 56-60, F Aug 1, 2010

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    Now Is the Time

    I've been miserable for too long, so now I'm really sick of it. Can't sit in this dark pit anymore, so I guess the Universe heard my plead and started sending me an "assistance" in the form of literature and people. I want to be happy, I want to be positive every day...
    misasja misasja 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 6, 2008

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    I Want To Have A Better Life...

    I have been through alot in my short time on Earth. Most of it was out of my control, constant abuse and neglect. But some of it was in my control. I have abused different substances including marijuana, alcohol, prescription drugs, as well as food. My family probably has every...
    fs9834 fs9834 18-21, F Jul 26, 2010

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    Me

    my name is Jordan i am your simple sweet guy i am not disgusting not here to have sexual conversations just meet new people i am well hit me up for more and no i want nothing to do with ******
    jayden124 jayden124 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 24, 2011

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    I Am Making a Consious Effort ...

    I am making a consious effort to be positive, and stay positive even if I get lost or off track.  Rather than beating myself up or becoming more negative after a set back, I take a breath and get back to being positive.  I get back up and try try again.  And this...
    specialk specialk 26-30, F Dec 18, 2007

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    A Second Chance (sorry So Long)

    One day while in a painful period of withdrawl from the opiates I take, I became aware that my life held no meaning and I was operating under the illusion that I could killl my pain if I could just find the pills that would make me feel better. They did not come the pharmacy...
    lorilogic lorilogic 46-50 4 Responses Feb 28, 2012

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    I Can't Control Myself.

    I think negative and say things never will get better. My friend says god loves you and will protect you but i push her away and shrug it off. i hurt myself and hope that the people who hurt me are proud. No riches in trade for the fate Of every person who died in hate Throw...
    SadAliceSaid13 SadAliceSaid13 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 27, 2012

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    Starting today, I have made some personal inner

    changes. I have always been a pretty positive person, especially for those around me. But what I have been failing to do, is be positive for myself inside and really take care of myself! Happiness isn't a destination. It's a journey. I have come to really enjoy the simple...
    Anxiousgirl13 Anxiousgirl13 18-21 Jul 1

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    I want to be positive

    as I go through life. I've been in this negative part for a while now and I haven't even realized it until I've started to lose people. I've become the fakest ***** out there, that no one wants to talk to or come across.. And now I feel alone while my friends talk to other...
    KarinaLin KarinaLin 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 15

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    Im Beginning to Wake Up In the Morning

     and be happy with the things i have to do each day ...    Im ready to make myself into a whole new person ... and im ready to make something of myself instead of day dreaming about it ... im ready for a change ive come to the conclusion nothing is going to be...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F Dec 28, 2007

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    People think i'm quite jolly and happy all the time but deep down i'm not. It's just a mask that i tend to wear as protection. But now    I am ready to take off the mask and be vulnerable. Enjoy my life and be positive about the wonderful things I have. A...
    Hisprincess Hisprincess 21-25, F Dec 18, 2007

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    I Am Happier And More Positive Than Before..

    We are the author/writer of our life... we all want to live a happy life, but in some circumstances there are things that we can't control. We all need is to love and understand us. Understanding comes from love. You might believe that you need to understand another to love them...
    mitch18 mitch18 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 25, 2010

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    Garden of Hope and Wishes

    I have a garden in my mind I could see it even if I become blind Where flowers of hope incessantly bloom And trees of happiness never make me gloom There I could see a wishing well Where my wishes infinitely dwell Good thoughts with  fragrant smell Beautiful things I cannot sell...
    4BlackForest 4BlackForest 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 14, 2011

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    I'll Do It..

    hey dis s neha... m a girl who want to be something, want to live positive,want to do something for herself  and for others..i know i'll do...
    philosopherneha philosopherneha 18-21 Apr 25, 2012

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    wolfrose wolfrose 22-25, F Feb 19

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    Determind Wee B****

    I really do, the title of my story is what my wonderful Grandad used to call me when I was young.  It was a form of enderment.  I've had CP all of my life, and it didn't really affect me, apart from operations, and bullying by children in school.  And it certainly...
    Molloy Molloy 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 8, 2009

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    Reflecting On How To Be Happy...

    If someone asked me if I was 'happy' I'd probably reply that I'm 'content'. I think happiness is a fleeting thing that exists in the moment. In the pursuit of happiness I think that I will have to create many many 'moments' that give me joy and pleasure; many many moments that...
    InSearchofSerenity InSearchofSerenity 26-30, F Jun 17, 2013

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    Downer

    I hate that i get into these moods were i am just so down. I want to be happy. I want to make other people happy. I try to look on the bright side of things but that doesn't seem to work. I like to think i a an Optimistic Pessimist! lol But hopefully one day i can be happy and...
    Tacit Tacit 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 2, 2008

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    I Want Things to Get Better..........

    I am so tired of feeling down all the time.  I try to be positive about things but it is so hard when reality hits me in the face.  I have MS and am diabetic.  My 22 year old daughter is involved in a very unhealthy relationship and I fear for her safety. ...
    SeaFairy SeaFairy 56-60, F 2 Responses Jun 19, 2007

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    I cannot live my life being dragged down by how

    other people think and try to influence me, I have to live my life for my own happiness and of those I love
    lesbianjen lesbianjen 18-21, F Jul 1

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    Of Course I Want To

    Oh yes. And I am very excited about it.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 27, 2010

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    Not That I'm Negative But ...

    not that I'm negative but there's always room for improvement, and I definately worry too much!
    juniper juniper 21-25, F Dec 18, 2007

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    My Testimony

    I just want to share my testimonial and what helped me become a happy, healthy person. I used to feel so tired and fatigued every day no matter how much sleep i got. I also suffered from horrible anxiety and depression as a result. Someone told me about a protein molecule...
    aBETTERtomorrow aBETTERtomorrow 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 24, 2011

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    I Don’t Want the Past Back...

    I don’t want to be a victim of the problems. I want to improve myself, be happier and become the author of my own story. I want to be able to cross beyond deserts, but also be able to find an oasis in my soul. I want to be thankful every morning for the miracle...
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Jan 26, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    I'm usually negative and find the negative things in every single situation. I just want to think more positively and not be so worried about the negative side
    WVMBO WVMBO 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 3

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    I want to go back to the city! Aah, I keep dreaming about it. I want to travel more and more. I hate being at home doing nothing.
    Brokenhurricane Brokenhurricane 18-21, F Aug 8

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    I want to improve more. My Goal is to be like Jesus. For me though, those who are kindhearted and gifted such as healer are the true awesome people. I want to be like them and I...
    JancenDC98 JancenDC98 16-17, M 12 hrs ago

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    I want to meet more people in the Dallas, TX area. If you are interested in chatting and are from the area I would love to hear from you! No perv's and no teenagers please.
    readinglover readinglover 36-40, F Aug 3

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    I want to make more friends :3 I don't care if it's male or female 👌 but if you judge ppl based on looks/sexuality etc, please don't message me. Other than that hit me up :3
    TwerkTeen TwerkTeen 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 9

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    Alright so school is coming up soon (Sept 3rd) and I want to be more social as the topic I put it in states... So, any tips? Besides like joining clubs or whatever that. I like and...
    Mini42301 Mini42301 13-15, F Aug 20

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    Getting sober is really not easy and I feel like If I could just start a new life and move and make new friends and start to make my life different and better that I would be...
    Iamthebayside Iamthebayside 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    No more running into people from my old life. No more having to be stuck where I grew up and where I felt like a misfit and outcast my whole life. I don't want to live in such a...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    It seems as though I hear absolute language being used quite often. In my ideal world, I would hear less over-generalizations. For example, it would be more pleasing to my ears to...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    **** people that think they know what is best for me, if my parents knew me as well as they thought they did, then I wouldn't be going to college because they want me too. It's...
    Lateralus07 Lateralus07 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    To all teenagers such as myself: Our generation loves to complain about inexistent struggles. We direct so much of our attention to things like popularity, social status and...
    alviseb alviseb 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 15

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    I would love to live a life like that! I want to make a impression on the world since I was young and I want to go to japan. But for now (I'm still young... 13 years old) what...
    Leiai Leiai 13-15 Aug 8

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    I don't know what to do next year. I know I should study at university next year. But what? I love psychology but I don't want to work in one place the whole time. Most people said...
    Firechidist Firechidist 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 31

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    But they wont let us. Slavery lives. The lords are the haves. And the slaves are the have nots. The poor get no protection. We get broken but not fixed. An ep...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    Ok, so uhhhh. I'm kind of a reserved person so this it totally new to me, granted, I'm not naive so hopefully no one weird contacts me :o. But yeah, I don't really have any otaku...
    MedicineMelancholy MedicineMelancholy 18-21, M 8 Responses Jul 30

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    I find it funny and heart breaking at the same time how I can make everyone happy but myself. I just want to die and come back as a baby somewhere else, far away. But I know life...
    Arcencielx Arcencielx 13-15, F Aug 8

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